Michigan Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials 2010 Annual Fundraiser in Kalamazoo
On Saturday, October 9, 2010, the Michigan Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials (MBC-LEO) held its 6th Annual Fundraiser at the Bernhardt Center-Western Michigan University, hosted by Kalamazoo Mayor Bobby Hopewell. The event, with the theme, Defeating the Odds, Creating the Possible, was well attended with over 100 municipal officials, local business leaders, and WMU students in attendance. Southfield Mayor Brenda Lawrence, the Democratic nominee for Lieutenant Governor was the keynote speaker. Funds were raised to help develop a scholarship fund for current municipal officials’ training and students interested in local government. MBC-LEO is an affiliate organization of the Michigan Municipal League. For details on the MBC-LEO go here: www.mbc-leo.org. For more about the Michigan Municipal League and what we do go to www.mml.org/home.html.
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